CORONAVIRUS

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A former hospice resident has thanked staff for being her ‘rock’ stating she ‘would not have made it through without them’.

Monday, October 19, 2020

North Somerset Council has issued a warning regarding scammers targetting people who have lost their job during the pandemic.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Bristol Airport is set to host a car park Christmas unlike any other featuring car-aoke and other socially distanced events.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Three-day courses aimed at supporting Weston and North Somerset start-ups and business’ development has been launched by North Somerset Enterprise Agency (NSEA).

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Girl Guides are searching for volunteers for two village groups in North Somerset.

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Lockdown has been tough for many and, aside from keyworkers, there may be one shining light – Zoom calls.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

Lockdown has been tough for many and, aside from keyworkers, there may be one shining light – Zoom calls.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

More than 90 students from Backwell School have been told to self-isolate following a confirmed case of Covid-19.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

A British Army veteran and charity fundraiser from Backwell has spent his 68th birthday on a 500-mile pilgrimage in Northern Spain.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

A cancer charity based in Pill is expected to lose a third of staff due to a £750,000 shortfall brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Liam Fox has backed calls for the introduction of Covid-19 testing at Bristol Airport for arriving passengers.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

For the first time in its history, joint winners have been announced in this year’s Backwell and District Sunflower Competition.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Backwell Village Show has been cancelled for the first time in its history due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

An army veteran from Backwell will walk a 500-mile pilgrimage in Northern Spain for Care for Casualties, the charity for wounded veterans of The Rifles Infantry Regiment.

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

Beryl’s daughter described her ‘remarkable’ life which featured a stint in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during World War II.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

The Unlock Your Talent festival has raised more than £9,000 for North Somerset charity, Vine Counselling Service.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The small grants aim to help people of all ages in financial trouble.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

North Somerset Council confirmed a list of libraries extending the service before opening their doors fully.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Travelodge Portishead has reopened following its temporary closure as a result of Covid-19.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

No more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

An online learning service has been launched for young musicians in North Somerset during lockdown.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Here is the chance to put those lockdown gym sessions to the test in aid of charity.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Charity YMCA Dulverton Group will host the day camps for seven weeks beginning in July.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

It is believed the Government’s coronavirus response could mean some people are on unemployment-related benefits while still being employed.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

The stores will accept donations, although will not be begin trading until a later date.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Recent NHS England figures show an increase in NHS 111 calls across the South West in May.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Almost £200,000 worth of government funding will be invested into safe trading practices for businesses in high streets and other retail areas.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Wrington Vale’s first female member has transferred from another district’s club.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Wrington Rotarians have delivered PPE to care homes across the South West.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

School nurses have issued a reminder that their service across North Somerset is still available during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A Nailsea-based businesswoman has raised more than £1,200 for the NHS by hand-making Gnorbits.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Thousands of people in North Somerset have contacted the NHS 111 service to report coronavirus symptoms since March, new figures show.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Communities across Somerset are being urged to continue to be ‘good neighbours’ for residents continuing to self-isolate as lockdown restrictions ease.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

The Government’s system went live on May 28, with a North Somerset resident in charge of the operation.

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Twenty two more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset, according to Public Health England (PHE) figures.

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

More than £1million has been raised by The Quartet Community Foundation for the Coronavirus 2020 Response Fund.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

More than 200 fines have been handed to people in Avon and Somerset for allegedly flouting Covid-19 lockdown laws, new figures reveal.

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More than 150 potential victims of modern slavery were referred to police in North Somerset last year, according to Home Office figures.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Rotarians were helped by social media users with their PPE effort.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

A Public Health England report has revealed the numbers after Boris Johnson described ‘awful epidemics in care homes’.

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Guest judges include stars from the West end’s Hamilton, Strictly Come Dancing and The Voice UK.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Somerset Freemasons has called it a ‘very deserving charity’.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

The competition puts the big questions affecting us all to young students.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

North Somerset’s coastline will shine blue to honour the NHS

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

A street in Bleadon has been serenaded over the past few weeks, every Thursday night as part of their Clap for Carers event.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The nursery’s founder says she has had parents contact her ‘in tears’ due to the lack of childcare avaliable.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

North Somerset Council have added to their already extensive list of online books and courses for isolated bookworms.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Bristol Water and Wessex Water have confirmed the offer.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Keep up to date with the coronavirus outbreak by following our live blog.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Comedian Eddie Large, known for one half of double-act Little and Large, has died of coronavirus aged 78.

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